Art Scene

The Art of Wayne Durno: Ocean Drive Series.


• The influences for the series lies in the drawings made for Tintin, Asterix, Archie and iconic gay comics such as Meatman (done in the 1970’s by Stephen) • The colours are completely bright and dramatic • Ocean drive is a series of snap shots looking into people’s lives. • The format relates back to the idea of a Polaroid photograph • Every image is divided in to thirds • One third always has a view of a tropical sea side view • The other two thirds are taken up by midcentury furniture and always an image of a piece of so called kitsch art piece, Tretichkoff, Lynch, etc, as well as a character and some form of alcohol. • In almost every image there is a character